Konstantin Wegner advises media and publishing houses, in particular book and newspaper / magazine publishers as well as movie production companies. Through his experience as a lawyer of a large publishing group, Konstantin Wegner is well-acquainted with the relevant topics not only from a lawyer’s perspective, but also from an entrepreneurial perspective. He also reviews books, articles, and movies with respect to their legal compliance prior to their publication. Konstantin Wegner also extensively represents the interests of media companies and publishers in all types of court proceedings. In addition, he has particular experience in the field of digital media. Konstantin Wegner advises extensively on copyright and contract law, especially in the area of digital distribution. He also has expertise in sports law, focusing on marketing and licensing. Furthermore, he advises and represents fashion and lifestyle companies in the enforcement of their rights. Since 2009, Konstantin Wegner has also been a legal advisor to the Exchange Association of the German Book Trade / Bavaria State Association and a lecturer at Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich.
Awards & Recognitions
One of "Germany's best lawyers for Media and Sports Law 2016"
Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers: Germany's best lawyers 2018–2021
Recommended lawyer in the category "Sports Law"
Recommended lawyer in the category "Media and Copyright Law"
Frequently recommended lawyer in Media Law
JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2019–2021/2022
Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Contract and Copyright Law/Transactions and Financing” (2020/2021) and “Technology and Media: Press and Right of Expression” (2019–2021/2022)
Client about him: “absolute expert in his field” (2021/2022)
Client about him: “the best industry expert and pragmatist, outstanding in forensics” (2021/2022)
Client about him: “very experienced in copyright law, very well connected” (2020/2021)
Client about him: “simply the best” (2019/2020)
Recommended lawyer in the category “Press Law”
The Legal 500: Germany 2018, 2021, 2022
Recommended Lawyer in the category “Media – Press and Publishing Law” (2018, 2021, 2022)
"Konstantin Wegner: Professionally sound; leads a well-organised team, always with an eye for bigger picture." (2022)
"Kontantin Wegner is a leading media lawyer. Competent, well-connected, experienced." (2022)
“Konstantin Wegner is competent, well-connected, resourceful and fair.” (2021)
“respected Konstantin Wegner” (2018)
Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2020, 2021
Recommended lawyer in the category “Data”
Who’s Who Legal Germany 2018
Recommended expert in the category “Technology, Media & Telecommunications”
Who’s Who Legal Germany 2017, 2019
Recommended expert in the category “Data”
Who’s Who Legal: Data 2020
Recommended lawyer in the category “Telecoms & Media”
Who’s Who Legal Data 2018, 2019
Recommended expert in the category “Telecoms & Media”